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7U Performance Case

Studio, cafe, stage, floor, coffee table—the 7U Performance case doesn't care where you play with it. Two 3U rows house and power all the modules you love (or one day hope to love), while the additional 1U row accommodates an extensive selection of specialized utility modules. Power, audio and MIDI/USB jacks on the back handle all the necessary inputs and outputs, ensuring all that rack space remains free for the "fun" modules.


Teenage Engineering


OP–Z is an advanced fully portable 16-track sequencer and synthesizer, with a range of both sample based and synthesis based sounds. it's the world's first stand-alone sequencer of its kind, that lets you sequence music, visuals, lights and more.



M4000D Mini

The M4000D Mini Mellotron was developed to meet the needs of keyboardists who want an even smaller and lighter Digital Mellotron. The MINI is also designed to fit perfectly on top of the regular M4000D to make a great looking dual manual Mellotron.


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About Big City Music

Big City Music has been the go-to shop in Los Angeles, CA for vintage, rare, & new gear since 1996.

We buy and sell top-notch classic, vintage, and unique electronic musical instruments and new/used gear.

Music is the heart of our team; we possess a deep passion for sound and are dedicated to delivering outstanding service to our local clients & our customers around the 🌎.


Stevie Wonder's Moog System 55 with Big City Music's Moog System 12 and System 15 on top. We brought over the 12 and 15 for a taping of Stevie Wonder on January 6, 2012.

Stevie Wonder's Moog System 55 paired with our System 12 & 15.

Photo captured before his taped performance of "Living for the city" January 10, 2012

Preparing for the taping of the live performance.

Left to right- Gene Stopp / Bob Margouleff / Lamar Mitchell / Roger Cordell

The stage is ready.

Left to right- Moog System 55, 12, 15 / Orange Amp Stack, Fender Rhodes Suitcase / Gretsch kit / minimoog model d

Trent Reznor - The Swarmatron was used in the making of the score for David Fincher's 2010 film: The Social Network.

  • Metasonix T1 Vaccum Tube Synth

    From the T1 owner's manual:

    The T1 is our FLAGSHIP instrument! Our best/worst! It is an intentionally primitive device, using late 1950s technology for the entire signal path. Do not expect it to sound or behave like a Moooooog! Do not expect it to sound or behave like a copycat machine trying to sound like a Mooooooooooooooog! Do not furiously twist the knobs in search of the 1980s DX7 tone. F*** you and f*** the 1980s! Oh, and PS: there are no presets!

    Buy the T1 Vaccum Tube Synth 
  • Korg ARP Odyssey Rev3

    The original ARP Odyssey was 2VCO duo-phonic. Its most distinctive feature was its sharp, penetrating sound and its rich range of tonal variation. With a variety of functions and modulation possibilities provided by oscillator sync, sample & hold, pulse width modulation, high-pass filter, two types of envelope generator, and pitch bend using the PPC, it was able to create a versatile range of sounds.The ARP Odyssey Rev3 reproduces the sounds of these components at the circuit level. Under the supervision of David Friend, parts were carefully selected and every detail was adjusted to replicate the original unit's distinctive synthesis.

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  • Sherman Filterbank 2

    A huge list of major producers already use the Sherman Filterbank. Why? Because no plug-in sounds like it!

    These days, the market is overwhelmed with DSP gear. Sherman offers you the Filterbank, which is basically a small modular synth that includes two multimode filters with an external audio input instead of oscillators.

    The main idea behind the Filterbank is that the sound of an analog synth is determined by the filter and the VCA; the reason for the absence of an oscillator is because nowadays there are plenty of sound sources. The architecture of this Sherman is based on filters and VCAs - they shape the sound.

    Buy the Sherman Filterbank 2 
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